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A movie maker unwittingly gets a bit too involved with his subjects in this darkly comic mockumentary. Andrew ([[Performer~P221891~Andrew Gurland~andrewgurland]]) is a documentary filmmaker who wants to make a picture about modern-day mail order marriage. Andrew thinks he's found the perfect subject for his film when he meets Adrian ([[Performer~P46068~Adrian Martinez~adrianmartinez]]), a stocky snake enthusiast from Queens, NY, who earns his living as a doorman and has never had much luck with women. Adrian wants choose a bride from a professional marriage broker's agency called Paradise Girls, and Andrew agrees to foot the bill in exchange for the rights to make a movie about him. Adrian soon weds Lichi ([[Performer~P323357~Eugenia Yuan~eugeniayuan]]), an attractive Burmese woman, but Andrew is less than pleased to discover what Adrian really wants from his relationship is a woman who will feed mice to his pet python, make chili just the way he likes it, and keep the house spotless while occasionally indulging some of his odder sexual fantasies. Lichi isn't happy either, and at Andrew's urging she leaves Adrian and moves into Andrew's apartment until she decides what to do next. Andrew falls for Lichi, and before long he asks for her hand in marriage; however, her relationship with Adrian has stripped Lichi of her illusions, and she becomes a very demanding bride who loudly speaks her mind and has accumulated a large and expensive collection of pig-related nick knacks. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:September 24, 2004

Crew

Huck Botko
Director
Andrew Gurland
Director
Andrew Weiner
Producer
Nina Yang
Producer
Kendall Morgan
Producer
Avram Ludwig
Producer
Andrew Gurland
Screenwriter
Huck Botko
Screenwriter
Luke Geissbuhler
Cinematographer
Mark Wike
Musical Direction/Supervision
Kevin Napier
Editor
Jon Nissenbaum
Production Designer
Doug Liman
Executive Producer
Bobby Sheng
Executive Producer
Bo Hyde
Executive Producer
Gary Rubin
Executive Producer
Dave Bartis
Executive Producer
Jennifer Galvelis
Costume Designer
Chen Harpaz
Sound/Sound Designer
Lori Eastside
Casting
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